The Moscow Kremlin and Red Square

The Moscow Kremlin and Red Square

The Moscow Kremlin and Red Square

Series: Russia in the UNESCO World Culture and Nature Heritage

Catalogue Number: 5221-0011

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Date of issue: 01.08.2006
Denomination: 10000 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: gold, 999/1000
Total weight, G: 1000.00
Diameter, mm: 100,0 (0,80)
Thickness, mm: 8,50 (0,40)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof
Description

The obverse: in the centre - the emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, under it - the semicircular inscription " " (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed b circle of dots and inscriptions, above - the denomination: " " (TEN THOUSAND RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal, its fineness and the mint trade mark, in the centre the r of issue "2006 ." (2006), to the right - the fine metal content and the ordinal number sign of the coin ___.

The reverse: against the background of Moscows outlines the Great Kremlin Palace, in the background cathedrals and the Bell Tower of Ivan the Great, in the foreground towers and the fortress wall. The inscription on the matted field at the top along the rim " " (THE MOSCOW KREMLIN AND RED SQUARE), at the bottom stylized image of the fortress wall, towers and church cupolas.

The artist: A.D. Schablykin.
The sculptor: S.V. Yerokhina.
Moscow Mint (M).
The edge: 360 corrugations.

The Moscow Kremlin has been formed during many centenaries. Today it is one of the world biggest architectural ensembles with plentiful depository of historical relicts, cultural and art monuments. The architectural ensemble of the Moscow Kremlin is enrolled into the List of the UNESCO World Culture and Nature Heritage.

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